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Address: 304 Paseo Del Pueblo Norte, Taos, NM 87571-7301
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“Jack the Burro” was sculpted by Frank Seckler of Taos, New Mexico after...

“Jack the Burro” was sculpted by Frank Seckler of Taos, New Mexico after being commissioned by El Dorado Plaza in Taos, New Mexico in 2011. The sculpture, which provides an excellent photo opportunity, is dedicated to the lowly beasts of burden who honorably served the people of Taos and Northern New Mexico for many centuries. It's not uncommon to hear Taosenos say: "If you don't know Taos, you don't know Jack!"

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If you haven't been to Taos, you don't know Jack....

I pass by Jack at least once a week. I always say hello and pat him on the nose. He is one of many icons in Taos.

Reviewed 27 March 2017
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

I pass by Jack at least once a week. I always say hello and pat him on the nose. He is one of many icons in Taos.

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Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Jack hangs out near my favorite Western Wear. Its tricky to wave at Paul and retrieve my grip on the leash in time to tip my hat at Jack as we walk past each day.

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Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

A good social media sharing opportunity if you want to take a picture with a statue. The craftsmanship of the Burro is nice too. Don't go out of your way to find this.

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Thank magaggiemay
Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2016

Jack is an amazing creature created by a really talented artist. Be sure to stop by and see him when you are in Taos.

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Thank Janet F
Pensacola, Florida
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Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

No trip to Taos is complete without a visit to see Jack! He's in a great location near the middle of town...right off the Main Street! Go pay him a visit!!! Hello Jack!!!

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Thank Cary and Kelly R
Carrollton, Texas
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Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

It wwis a rather mundane statue that sits outside of a shop. There isn't really anything else to say about it.mi don't think it is meant to be an attraction as much as sidewalk decoration for a store.

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Thank CraigF84
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Reviewed 23 October 2014

This is a genuine work of art and definitely worth making the trip to El Dorado Plaza. Jack isn't much for conversation, but he can hold his booze.

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